Travel set decorated with chinoiserie
1725 - 30
hard porcelain painted in polychrome and gold
This tea and coffee service, contained in a leather trunk, belongs to the very successful series of Meissen porcelain decorated with scenes of Chinese invented subjects, the so-called chinoiseries, which had an incredible success in the eighteenth century. in Meissen, Johann Gregor Höroldt, chief painter since 1720, will invent an extraordinary repertoire of cheerful oriental skits that will be interpreted by the fine brushes of the manufacture.